Muskroot, Indian Spikenard, (Indian Valerian
Rhizome, rhizome oil. Each plant and part has a different therapeutic
value and must be prepared in its own way for maximum benefits.
Only found at high altitudes (from 10,000 to 17,000 feet) in India,
Bhutan, and Sikkim.
Famous in ayurveda as an herb to combat the effects of day-to-day
stress. It has the property of enhancing the body's innate ability
to sleep well.
It is considered a holy or "divine" plant in ayurveda
and has traditionally been used as an air purifier. Charaka's
ayurvedic text recommends it highly for insomnia, mental instability
and to enhance memory.
It is said to promote growth and maintain the color of hair.